• United Kingdom
  • info@kxpower.co.uk
  • +44 (0)207 459 4352
  • KX Power
  • May 16, 2023

System Engineer - Grid scale battery energy storage

The System Engineer will lead the technical aspects of the battery energy storage projects and provide expertise to support project development from the project inception through to energisation.


· General design of grid scale battery storage system including site layout and SLD design, augmentation optimisation, power system study and grid code compliance, control/monitoring system and ancillary systems

· Technical support for the procurement of grid scale battery storage system

· Technical support for EPC tendering and technical due diligence

· Review the project specific constraints, specify technical requirements and collaborate with the EPC/contractors to optimise the design and engineering solutions (BoP and ICP)

· Work closely with Project Manager to monitor project development process and review technical deliveries throughout the design, construction and commissioning

· Supervision of Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and/or Site Acceptance Test (SAT)

· Attend technical meetings with key stakeholders (EPC, NG/DNO, Technical Due Diligence, …)

· Technical assessment of new BESS projects in the development portfolio


· 3-5 years design experience in grid scale battery storage plant or utility HV and EHV substation

· Bachelor or Master degree in engineering (with a specialism in Electrical Power Engineering, Battery Storage or equivalent)

· Proven technical knowledge of Li-ion battery, inverter and battery storage system integration

· Knowledge of applicable standards and certifications in energy storage system

· Familiarity and experience with Transmission & Distribution network and Grid Code requirements in UK

· Ability of keeping up to date with new products/technology and technology advancements in industry

· Commercial awareness of system design and engineering solutions

· Experience with design software DIgSILENT or ETAP

· Excellent AutoCAD and MS Office skills

· Excellent communication skills and collaboration abilities

· Experience of working with DNOs and facilitating grid connections desired



Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are at the heart of our Company and we recognise the importance of our Environmental, Social and Governance responsibilities.

We have a working environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and are encouraged to speak their mind.

We offer market-competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes private healthcare, pension, discretionary bonus and the chance to work remotely.

Job Information

Status: Expired Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 16 May 2023

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